Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday evening, joined the Otaru of Auchi, HRH, Alhaji Aliru Momoh, (Ikelebe III) and other Muslim traditional and religious leaders to break the fifth day of the Muslin Ramadan fast at the Otaru’s Palace in Auchi, Estako West Local government Area of the state.
He said the visit was to show solidarity with Muslim fellows as well as encourage them to continue to pray for the state, country and speedy recovery of president Buhari.
“Ramadan is one of the key pillars in Islam. We decided that in the spirit of brotherliness, we come and felicitate with you and be grateful to Allah for making the country come out stronger despite the economic challenges,” he said
Meanwhile, the Otaru of Auchi, appreciated the governor for joining Muslims in the state to commemorate the fasting period, adding that the visit was divinely inspired and would go a long way to strengthen religious harmony in the state
The traditional ruler also commended the developmental strides of the Governor Obaseki-led administration and assured of his Palace’s support.
“We will be behind you, you are doing your work quietly. There is a road being constructed to Awain now. You are superbly divine to do things for this state just as it were with your predecessor”, the Otaru said.
The traditional ruler added that there was need for everyone to continue to pray for the well-being of President Buhari as he had brought Progressive change to the country.